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Filson Flagship Grand Opening November 24 with Mayor Ed Murray

November 23, 2015
By Business Wire News



WHAT:   Filson, a Seattle-based outdoor outfitter since 1897, will open the doors to its brand new flagship store and announce its expanded manufacturing capability in SODO.
The 6,500 square foot store will feature Filson’s “unfailing” products and a new kind of retail. The store will highlight local artisans who are creating one-of-a-kind Pacific Northwest products found only in Filson’s flagship store. Filson will also become a community-gathering place for workshops and events.
A tour of the new retail store and Filson’s factory will take place immediate following the announcements.
WHO: Mayor Ed Murray
Filson president Gray Madden
Seattle Made Co-Director Erin Nelson
SODO BIA Co-Founder Kevin Daniels
Several other local dignitaries and elected officials will be in attendance during the media event.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 24th
11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Filson World Headquarters and Flagship Store
1741 First Avenue South, Seattle
WHY: C.C. Filson established Filson in Seattle in 1897. For decades, Filson has been committed to manufacturing the majority of its products in the Pacific Northwest and in America. Filson has solidified its commitment and the vision that began more than a century ago with the opening of the new flagship store in Seattle’s SODO community. Filson has been the premier outfitter for the rugged men and women of the Pacific Northwest. With the continued expansion at 1741 First Avenue South, Filson is planning on taking the established brand into the future as the new face of retail.

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